Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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unable to launch startxfce4 x session — “startxfce4” not found

recently i have tried to upgraded ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and it got crashed. somehow i upgraded it to 14.04 and now i can able to see login screen. my problem is when i tried to login i am getting ...
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How do I install pygame in a pyenv virtualenv for Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I found instructions for Python 3.3 but nothing specifically for 2.7. I sorted it out and figured I'd record it here for future reference.
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can't install Quake 3

After installing it from Ubuntu Software Center and having the original disk etc I get the following error message and I have no idea whatsoever of what I am supposed to do: Use game-data-packager to ...
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Ubuntu server spontaneous reboot

I have got two ubuntu 12.04 servers(xeon e3). Sometimes(several days) each server spontaneously reboots. HDDs and other hardware are ok. Which logfile can help find a reason of the problem? UPDATED. ...
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Unable to delete or copy files from/on an MP4 player

I was wondering about how t fix the following problem: I have an MP4 player and connect it to my laptop where I have Ubuntu 12.04. I connect it using an USB cable if that makes any difference. It ...
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Edubuntu 12.04 freezes at login window

I upgraded my edubuntu distribution to 12.04 and when I got to the last step, which was to remove no longer needed packages, I skipped it and continued. My computer restarted as it should but once it ...
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Belkin N300 Router SSID not recognised/listed

I am using Belkin wireless N300 Router, Model noF9K100v1 router. I have dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. PPTP is configured internally in the router. On Windows and Android, I can connect and ...
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I can not print on Windows 7 shared printer

For a while I can not print from my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit pc on a Windows 7 shared printer. Before that everything was ok. The printer is HP LaserJet 1100. The error message is: "File ...
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I can not install ipython3-notebook in 12.04.5 amd64

When installing it , ubuntu gives the below message : ipython3-notebook: Depends: ipython3 (=0.13.2-1~ubuntu12.04.2) but 0.12.1+dfsg-0ubuntu1.1 is to be installed How to do with it ? Thanks
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Can't upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on PC. When I'm trying to upgrade it using Software Upgrader I click "upgrade" and its "Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL ...
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Xchat unable to connect

I am using Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I have been trying to connect to freenode IRC server through Xchat application but I am getting the following error: Looking up irc.freenode.net * Connecting to ...
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bumblebee error under 12.04.5 amd64 with kernel 3.13.0-34-generic

My notebook has i5-2450M CPU and Nvidia GT550M video driver. I installed ubuntu 12.04.5 amd64 with kernel 3.13.0-34-generic . After booted, I run the following three commands consecutively . $ ...
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Failed to fetch repositories; a particular case

This is the question with many answers but I am not sure how to apply them. I please for the particular solution: what to add or remove by changing to comment in the following files and what to check ...
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Installation problems of Ubuntu via virtualBox in my windows 7 64 bit

I am really unhappy while installing Ubuntu 14.4.01 via virtualBox in my windows 7 Professional 64 bit operating system. ***I am using VirtualBox-4.3.14-95030-Win I am finding these problems while ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Very slow especially with Android Studio

I have an old laptop with the following specification: Memory: 485 MiB, Processor: Genuine intel CPU T2300 @ 1.66 GHz ×2, OS Type: 32 bit, Disk: 78.1 GB, I installed on it Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless (wifi) not working, can not upgrade to 12.10, touchpad gestures not working. What to do?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3 days ago and since then wireless feature and touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything on internet but still unsuccessful. I cant upgrade to ubuntu 12.10. ...
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How to disable Preventing RIAs from Being Repurposed

I have problem running my java applet without java warning. How can i disable the below warning?. I run this page from cron so that it will automatically launch the java applet, but due to this ...
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flashplugin installer works for firefox but not chromium-browser [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu precise (12.04.5 LTS) and I do have flashplugin-installer installed. When I click on flash videos in chromium-browser I get "An error occurred, please try again later". In firefox they ...
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12.04lts: no network internet

Friends-- Cannot connect reliably to ethernet nor at all to Internet: Symptoms: About 2 weeks ago did an upgrade. Have not been able to connect to ethernet nor Internet. Today, for example, boot up ...
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Problems with 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS upgrade

I decided to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. I used do-release-upgrade. Everything worked. When I run lsb_release -a I get : Description : Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release : 14.04 Codename : ...
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Google Chrome won't launch [closed]

Google chrome won't launch from its icon or from the terminal. Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS google-chrome-stable version 36.0.1985.143-1 What the terminal spits out when I try to run google-chrome-stable: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 disable release notification of 14.04 in Update Manager

Both my parents are still using Ubuntu 12.04 and we don't intent to upgrade to 14.04 in the near future. Is it possible to disable the upgrade notification in Update Manager? This because it's just ...
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chrome os in triple boot with ubuntu (elemntary os)(ubuntu gnome) and windows 8.1 [on hold]

hi im wondering how to put/ install chrome os n hard drive with dual boot with Ubuntu and windows 8.1 please i need help with this. i had follow some guides from here ...
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Should I upgrade to “Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr'” from “Ubuntu 12.04 LTS” and what care do I need to take if I upgrade? [duplicate]

I'm basically a Web Developer(PHP Developer) by profession. I mainly work on PHP, jQuery, AJAX, Smarty, HTML and CSS, Bootstrap front-end web development framework. I've also installed and using ...
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ldap_bind: Confidentiality required (13)

I want to configure ldap with ssl so I used openssl for certificate and when I enable olcSecurity tls=1 in /etc/ldap/slapd.d/cn=config.ldif and now when I try to use ldapsearch or try to login it ...
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MySQL Workbench 6.17 error Ubuntu 12.04 x64

Im trying to run MySQL Workbench Migration to transfer a table from MS SQL to MySQL. Using the latest version of workbench (or in fact any of the latest ones), the migration fails instantly and gives ...
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Ldap with ssl server configuration in ubuntu 12.04 server

I have successfully installed ldap server on Ubuntu 12.04 and other Ubuntu client can authenticate successfully but I want to secure ldap client server communication with the help of ssl I searched ...
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Killed IBM T42 trying to boot from usb

Downloaded Ubuntu desktop iso, (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/thank-you?country=US&version=14.04.1&architecture=i386), to my desktop & installed to a 4g sd card using a usb2 card ...
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Very slow write access to SSD disks on some Asus P8Z77 motherboards

I have Asus P8Z77-V LK motherboard, that ran Mint 13 (based on Ubuntu 12.04) just perfectly, but recently I've tried to install Mint 17 and noticed abysmal write performance. Write speed on SSD disk ...
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Made huge mistake when updating, nothing seems to work

I recently tried to update my old song laptop to 12.4 to make it more useable, but I accidentally closed the computer without thinking while it was installing packages. Now I've turned it back on and ...
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Has anybody gotten openldap password policy to work on 12.04 or 14.04?

I have installed the overlay, set up a default policy, I see in syslog that the policy is being referenced, but it does not seem to be enforced. Specifically, I have been testing out pwdMinLength of ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions won't install

I'm trying to configure my virtual machine so I can share a folder between my host and guest OS, but when I try to install the Guest Additions I get the following message: I've already done ...
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Lost Dropbox tray icon on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just updated my dropbox version by uninstalling the old (unsupported) version (but which has worked flawlessly for years) and installing version 1.6.2 from the dropbox site. Following the ...
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.png Images will not display on webpage

I am having an issue where my '.png' images will not display in my webpage. I am running 12.04 server. The images are linked and called right in the code. The server recognizes that the files are ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 apt-get installs older version of software

I'm using a software called vcftools which is present in Ubuntu repositories. When I sudo apt-get install vcftools in my Ubuntu 14.04, I get an up-to-date version (v0.1.11), whereas when I do the same ...
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apt-get upgrade goes to an infinite loop while downloading stuff

My Ubuntu 12.04 installation (yes I don't want to upgrade just yet) is giving me trouble updating. This has been happening for more than a week. I run apt-get update no problems but when I run apt-get ...
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Getting Error with sudo apt-get update?

As I go into terminal with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I type in `sudo apt-get update. I enter in the required password. The termianl with process the request toward checking if there are any updates! As it ...
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Cannot install sflphone-gnome-video on ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (precise) (64-Bit) Just added the repository: ppa:savoirfairelinux: http://ppa.launchpad.net/savoirfairelinux/ppa/ubuntu precise main But I cannot install ...
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Adobe flash player installation on 12.04

Hiiii, Please let me how to install adobe flash player plugin on Ubuntu 12.04 from command prompt. Have already tried these below steps without any success. sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu lock screen login box not showing

Having a little bit of an issue over here. So I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and up until yesterday I haven't had any real issues. However, when I lock the account I am unable to log back in because the ...
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not able to Extract file (jar/zip)

I got this message when extracted the file of jar End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the latter ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS login loop

I'm asking this because initially, my problem was a power failure during installation so I typed the following instructions in the maintenance shell: sudo mount -o remount,rw / sudo dpkg ...
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problem with phablet install process

have a problem like so many other with phablet tools i think there is problem with broken packages or something of that sort. offcourse i added the ppa beforethat first lsb putput Distributor ID: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 will not connect to wifi

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. My wifi network is discoverable but when I try to connect it just continuously tries to connect and fails and asks for the password again every 5 minutes! Help!
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How to revert from 14.04 back to 12.04 [duplicate]

My first Ubuntu installation was 12.04 LTS about a month ago on the desktop PC detailed below. This worked well but I forgot that if it works don't try to fix it and I upgraded to 14.04 LTS. ...
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How do you Image Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 installations for restoration?

I want to do a clean install of Ubuntu and then create an image that I can use to restore the system to a clean state after I've tested the installation and use of an app within Ubuntu. But all I'm ...
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Install Python 2.7.8 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have to use Ubuntu 12.04 for some reason. In the other hand, i have to use Python 2.7.8 but the newest python version for 12.04 is 2.7.3. Is there any ppa repository i can use to upgrade my python ...
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Wireless USB Keyboard and Mouse not Detected Ubuntu 12.04

I am having a problem with my newest installation of ubuntu on my Samsung Chromebox. As soon as I boot into the computer, the mouse and keyboard are not recognized. Mouse clicks/movement does not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - after update it boots in command line only (no windows manager)

I have Ubuntu 12.04, which has been working great for me since I installed it a year ago. Yesterday I ran the updates that update manager recommended. (Last time I ran updates before was about a week ...
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Fatal error during grub portion of Ubuntu 12.04 installation

I was installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a USB disk when this error occurred : Fatal errror : grub-install/dev/sda. My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1015 with 2Ghz 64-bit processor, 320GB HDD and ...